Reasons for fighting


#464
  1. I am finally proud that I am sober.
  2. The anxiety of having company over is 1/8 of what it once was.
  3. Still want to be a good example for others

#465
  1. I need to listen to my body, because it’s the only way I can deal with my issues.

  2. If I don’t have trust in myself, how can I expect anyone else to trust me?

  3. I am not a victim, and I need to stop acting like it. I need to thrive.


#466
  1. I need patience all of the time, not for only a few hours.
  2. I have already come along way from where I started.
  3. Someone in my house needs to be responsible.

#467
  1. The idea that there’s something intrinsically wrong with me is a cognitive distortion. I’m not a lost cause.

  2. It’s so easy to get sucked into my own problems when the addiction consumes everything, and forget about people I love.

  3. There are nice things in life besides temporary highs.


#468

Reasons for today
1 not living a lie
2 being happy with my conscience
3 experiencing freedom


#469
  1. @Bomdhil Not living a lie, that’s a great one-me too.
  2. Gaining the desire to take care of myself.
  3. My daughters

#470
  1. I’m sick of waiting to screw up. I just want to get to the point where I can believe in myself again.

  2. I am capable of change because I have that desire.

  3. I want to savor feeling like myself since I haven’t had it nearly enough.


#471
  1. I would rather spend money treating myself well then drinking it away.
  2. I have almost forgot what anxiety feels like.
  3. I want to end the alcoholic cycle for my girls.

#472
  1. There’s no relief from giving in. Just emptiness.

  2. I’ve actually got some good habits going rn, don’t want to just wash that away.

  3. I feel closer to my mom when I’m not caught in this.


#473
  1. I don’t want to be the parent hungover or drunk at my kids functions.
  2. Enjoying all the extra time and energy sobriety is giving me.
  3. I need to be clear headed for work.

#474
  1. Feeling better about myself leads me to trying new things, which is good for me.

  2. I want my mom to be proud.

  3. I sleep better while I’m staying clean.


#475
  1. I am settled into my new routine.
  2. My liver must be happier.
  3. I don’t want to be someone’s reminder that drinking can ruin people.

#476
  1. Been feeling… content right now. It’s as close to happy as I get usually, I want to savor it.

  2. With every other habit I work on I June bug it, bouncing on and off over and over until it starts to stick. This is no different, I just need to keep it up.

  3. I just know if I stop trying here I’ll stop trying everywhere.


#477
  1. Its the weekend and I don’t want to waste my two days at home hungover.
  2. Can’t let my soccer team down.
  3. I like checking in here everyday sober :blush:

#478
  1. I’ve accomplished so much right now, being clean. I have more energy and motivation.

  2. I can’t savor happy things when my thoughts are always on the addiction

  3. I’m going to have to reach out to people, meaning I’ll have to be confident in myself.


#479
  1. I have a lot of work to do before winter.
  2. I now look forward to my days, knowing I won’t be hungover
  3. Learning to create my own happiness

#480
  1. Taking time to recover is worth it. Always.

  2. I have trouble with emotional connection and that’s only gonna get worse when I’ve numbed myself.

  3. I taught a sweet old lady what a meme is today. Ergo my life has meaning.


#481
  1. I am loving sober weekends now
  2. Still trying to set the best possible example for my girls, feels like an up hill battle most days…
  3. I feel healthier

#482
  1. I want little kid me in the past to look at me and go “Wow, you’re so cool!”

  2. Giving up is a moment of relief, followed by years worth of shame.

  3. I’m still working in being kind to myself. This ain’t the way.


#483
  1. People around me are starting to notice the change I have made and are viewing it positively.
  2. Trying to be a good example
  3. I tried drunk for the first few decades of my life, I want to try something new.